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  • Germany releases, deports convicted Russia spy

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have released a woman convicted of spying for Russia and deported her after she served half of her prison sentence. Heidrun Anschlag and her husband Andreas, known only by the fake names on the Austrian passports they used to enter Germany, were...

  • Portuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday. Socrates, who was Portugal's prime minister from 2005 to...

  • UNL planetarium plans winter shows for 1 weekend

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced two winter laser shows for one weekend only. The shows can be seen at Nebraska's full-dome digital projection theater at the State Museum in Morrill Hall on Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. "Winter...

  • Theater brings back bilingual Nativity story

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre in Minneapolis is bringing back its bilingual Nativity story this Christmas season. "La Natividad" combines puppetry, street theater and audience participation. The performance begins at Heart of the Beast's Avalon...

  • Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Sometimes in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year. And when it comes to...

  • Ciganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season. Being home in Spain had its advantages. Jose Maria Olazabal, the two-time Masters champion and wizard with the flat stick, was just a phone call away. "He's such an...

  • BC-GLF--LPGA Tour Championship

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season. Being home in Spain had its advantages. Jose Maria Olazabal, the two-time Masters champion and wizard with the flat stick, was just a phone call away. "He's such an...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — President Barack Obama. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani; Anthony Gray, attorney for the Michael Brown family;...

  • Clinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step'

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, calling it a "historic step" and urging Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year. Clinton placed...

  • Classroom sex abuse case to cost nearly $140M

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored. Both students and teachers had complained about the popular elementary...

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